Conifer, evergreen tree, the main leader grows upward with many twists, turns and an arching habit, while the lateral branches mound or hang downward to create a wall of green foliage. Grows more than 12 inches (30 cm) per year and will reach over 12 ft (3.75 m) high in 10 years.
Sun, prefers neutral or slightly acid, well-drained, moist soils
Hardy to USDA Zone 6 Apparently it was discovered in the valleys and slopes of Mt. Shasta in California (Jacobson). However, the term ‘Pendula’ is best considered a collective term of several different weeping clones. The name was published in France in 1853. 'Pendua' is sometimes even applied to P. menziesii ‘Glauca Pendula’, which has gray-green, not green, needles.
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